- Tringa ochropus
21–24 cm (8¼-9½ in)
Upper parts a dark grey brown with white speckles but with white rump, underparts brilliant white, streaked breast, barred tail. Greenish legs.
Most often found on edge of pools, shores of reservoirs etc
Picks insects up from water.
Nests in trees reusing nests of birds like thrush.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Birdforum thread discussing occurrence in the UK
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Green Sandpiper. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 20 January 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Green_Sandpiper